Wed Thu Fri Sat
11°C / 19°C 12°C / 17°C 11°C / 17°C 11°C / 18°C

National Summary


Sunny spells and isolated showers this morning. Heavier showers spreading from the west this afternoon and continuing this evening, some possibly thundery over the northern half of the country. Highest temperatures of 16 to 19 degrees with fresh, gusty west to southwest winds.


Tonight will continue to be breezy with scattered showers and good clear spells. Lowest temperatures will be around 10 to 13 degrees in moderate to fresh southwesterly winds.


Tomorrow, Thursday will be a blustery and showery day with some sunny spells. It will be cool and windy with top temperatures of just 15 to 19 degrees in fresh to strong and gusty southwesterly winds.


Summary: Continuing to be showery and cool but fresh and blustery winds likely to become light to moderate. Thursday night will continue to be breezy with scattered showers in the west and north but showers become isolated in the east and southeast. Lowest temperatures of 11 to 13 degrees in moderate to fresh southwesterly winds. Friday will see further scattered showers with some sunny spells. It will be blustery at first with fresh southwesterly winds but winds will moderate later with outbreaks of rain or drizzle possibly along the south. It will continue cool with top temperatures of 16 to 18 degrees. The weekend and early days of next week will continue to be showery with some sunny spells. It will remain cool with top temperatures in the mid to high teens and winds are likely to be just light to moderate.

Weather Charts


Midday Today Isobars

Midday Today Rainfall

Midday Today Clouds

Midday Today Temperature


Midday Tomorrow Isobars

Midday Tomorrow Rainfall

Midday Tomorrow Clouds

Midday Tomorrow Temperature

Coastal Reports

Malin Head Automatic

Southeast, 21 Knots, Moderate rain, 4 Miles, 997, Falling rapidly

Dublin Airport

South-Southeast, 5 Knots, Light rain, 10 Miles, 1001, Falling rapidly

Buoy M5 51° 41'N 6° 42'W

South-Southwest, 16 Knots, Wave ht:0.9 m, The visibility at Tuskar is 5 Miles, 1005, Falling

Roches Point Automatic

South-Southwest, 20 Knots, Moderate rain, 2 Miles, 1003, Falling rapidly

Sherkin Island Automatic

Southwest, 22 Knots, Recent drizzle, 2 Miles, 1002, Falling rapidly

Valentia Automatic

West-Southwest, 15 Knots, Gust 26 Knots, Rain shower, 2 Miles, 1002, Falling slowly

Mace Head Automatic

West-Southwest, 22 Knots, Recent drizzle, 1.8 Miles, 998, Falling

Belmullet Automatic

Southwest, 17 Knots, Gust 35 Knots, Light rain, 4 Miles, 996, Falling

Buoy M2 53° 29'N, 5° 26'W

South, 15 Knots, Wave ht:0.8 m, 1002, Falling rapidly

Buoy M3 51° 13'N, 10° 33'W

Report not available

Buoy M4 55° 0'N 10° 0'W

South-Southwest, 20 Knots, Wave height not available, 993, Falling rapidly

Buoy M6 53° 4'N 15° 56'W

West, 26 Knots, Gust 40 Knots, Wave ht: 4.2 m, 1000, Rising slowly

Sea Area Forecast

Sea Area Forecast untill 0500 Tuesday 20 June 2017 Issued at 0500 Monday 19 June 2017

Meteorological Situation at 0300: An anticyclone of 1024hPa extends across Britain and Ireland as a weak cold front remains slow-moving off the Donegal coast.

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Fair Head to Carnsore Point to Valentia and the Irish Sea

Wind: East or variable force 2 to 4, becoming northerly this evening and tonight.

Weather: Fair

Visibility: Good

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Valentia to Rossan Point to Fair Head

Wind: Northerly force 2 to 4, becoming north to northeast force 4 to 5 later today and overnight.

Weather: Fair

Visibility: Good

Outlook for a further 24 hours until 0500 Wednesday 21 June 2017: Moderate to fresh east to northeast winds during Tuesday.

Weather Warnings

Small Craft Warning

South to southwest winds veering southwest to west will reach force 6 or higher at times today on all Irish coasts.